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Nordic Folk Churches A Contemporary Church History by Aila Lauha

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Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company .
Written in English


  • History of religion,
  • Protestantism & Protestant Churches,
  • Religion,
  • 20th century,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Denmark,
  • Finland,
  • Norway,
  • Sweden,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Church history,
  • Scandinavia

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsBjorn Ryman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7903542M
ISBN 100802828795
ISBN 109780802828798

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"This informative book provides the clearest, most up-to-date portrait in English of Nordic Christianity from A.D. to the present. Here four Nordic scholars provide historical context for contemporary developments in the folk churches of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, respectively, devoting a chapter to each. In a new collection of essays entitled Nordic Folk Churches: A Contemporary Church History (ISBN ), Björn Ryman, Aila Lauha, Gunnar Heiene and Peter Lodberg explore the recent history and religious life of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. (Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands are mostly omitted despite their cultural and. High Church Lutheranism is a movement which began in 20th-century Europe that emphasizes worship practices and doctrines that are similar to those found within both Roman Catholicism and the Anglo-Catholic wing of the more general usage of the term it describes the general High Church characteristics of Lutheranism in the Nordic countries such as Sweden, . The psalmodicon (psalmodikon or salmodikon) is typically a single-stringed musical instrument, developed in Scandinavia for simplifying music in churches and schools, and providing an alternative to the fiddle for sacred music.: 19 The instrument could be plucked or bowed. Beginning in the early 19th century, it was adopted by many rural churches in Scandinavia; .

In Germany the idea of the folk church was the focus of a growing critique from the s. Finnish development followed a similar, but more moderate, course. The Finnish church differed from the other Nordic folk churches in that it was no longer a state church in the traditional sense. However, as a large majority. Table of Contents. 1. Introduction Reidar Aasgaard and Marcia J. Bunge. Part 1. Spheres of life: home, church, and society. 2. The child in Norwegian and Scandinavian folk beliefs Ørnulf Hodne. 3. The household code: Protestant upbringing in Denmark-Norway from the Reformation to the Enlightenment Ingrid Markussen. 4. Similar Items. Nordische und deutsche Kirchen im Jahrhundert: Referate auf der Internationalen Arbeitstagung in Sandbjerg/Dänemark Published: () ; Nordic Folk Churches on the Way to Europe by: Montgomery, Ingun Published: () ; Nordic Folk Churches: A Contemporary Church History by: Malmgart, Liselotte Published: ().   "Nordic Folk Churches: A Contemporary Church History" published on 01 Jan by : Liselotte Malmgart.

Nordic Church Labyrinths John Kraft & Jeff Saward Originally published in Caerdroia 24 (), p – revised & updated The Nordic countries are rich in small parish churches with mediaeval wall paintings still intact. This is a marvellous hunting ground for the iconographer, and one particular motif that occurs on someFile Size: 6MB.   Nordic Contemplative Evening Prayer at Pilgrim bends the liturgical components of Evening Prayer, keeping the general structure and intent intact. In the same way that the Celtic contemplative service, developed at Pilgrim, seems indigenous to our neighborhood and city, so also is this Nordic service. Created by country folk, for country folk Welcome to the world of folk art, as it blossomed in Sweden during the 18th and 19th centuries! The exhibition focuses on the driving forces and sources of inspiration: the proportions and shape of the human body, nature, the interior decorations of parish churches and bible stories, noble coats of arms and royal monograms. The Nordic countries have a lively music scene, with classical music, pop, rock and folk tradition all thriving. They host many smaller and larger music festivals of all kinds, some of which have gained international recognition, attracting international stars on a regular basis. The Nordic countries have large and thriving pop music scenes.